terminal moraine

noun Geology.
a moraine marking the farthest advance of a glacier or ice sheet.


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The topography has many hills and hollows typical of the terminal moraine.
The topography of the area from east to west ranges from relatively level
  ground moraine to steeply rolling terminal moraine.
If the moraine occurs at the point of farthest advance of a glacier, it is
  called terminal moraine.
River results from terminal moraine separating two lakes.
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